Foreign News

Drop In Covid-19 Alertness Could Create Deadly New Variant: WHO
December 3, 2022 460 439

Lapses in strategies to tackle Covid-19 this year continue to create the perfect conditions for a deadly new variant to emerge, as parts of China w... Read more

Australian MPs Delegation To Visit Taiwan
December 3, 2022 410 393

A group of Australian MPs will leave Sunday for a five-day visit to Taiwan, a spokesman for one of the politicians said Saturday, risking China's i... Read more

Beijing, Shenzhen Loosen More Covid Curbs As China Fine-tunes Policy
December 3, 2022 362 355

Beijing residents on Saturday cheered the removal of Covid-19 testing booths while Shenzhen said it would no longer require commuters to present te... Read more

G7's Price Cap On Russia Oil 'To Benefit Low, Medium-income Nations': US
December 3, 2022 336 327

The United States on Friday welcomed the G7, European Union and Australia's US$60 price cap on Russian oil and said the move will 'particularly ben... Read more

Prince William Meets President Biden In Boston To Discuss Climate Change
December 3, 2022 325 319

Prince William greeted US President Joe Biden at the waterfront in Boston on Friday, part of a three-day visit by British royals trying to focus at... Read more

White House Says Biden Not Intending To Talk To Putin
December 3, 2022 315 309

The White House said U.S. President Joe Biden has "no intentions" at present of holding negotiations with President Vladimir Putin about ending the... Read more

Boris Johnson To Run For Parliament Seat At Next General Election
December 2, 2022 509 489

Former British prime minister Boris Johnson will stand once again to be a member of Parliament at the next general election, a source close to John... Read more

US Approves $380 Million Missile Sale To Finland
December 2, 2022 454 452

The Biden administration on Thursday approved a $380 million sale of missiles to Finland, just days after approving a separate $323.3 million arms ... Read more

Elon Musk Warned To Keep Putin Propaganda Off Twitter
December 2, 2022 435 420

Elon Musk risks giving a helping hand to Russian President Vladimir Putin if Twitter's recent staff cuts prevent the platform from rooting out prop... Read more

Macron Warns Of “Fracturing” Of NATO Alliance On State Visit To Washington
December 2, 2022 383 373

French President Emmanuel Macron’s three-day visit to Washington revealed the bitter economic and geopolitical rivalries tearing apart the NATO a... Read more

Biden: ‘I Make No Apology’ To France For Protecting US Manufacturing
December 2, 2022 361 349

President Joe Biden conceded there are "glitches" in his signature climate law that harm America's European allies, but refused to apologize for hi... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Biden's Bid To Reinstate Student Debt Plan
December 2, 2022 331 317

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear President Joe Biden's bid to reinstate his plan to cancel billions of dollars in student debt aft... Read more

China Set To Loosen Covid-19 Curbs After Week Of Historic Protests
December 2, 2022 348 334

China is set to announce an easing of its Covid-19 quarantine protocols in the coming days and a reduction in mass testing, sources told Reuters, a... Read more

Thomas Muller Hints At International Retirement Following Germany's World Cup Exit
December 2, 2022 277 266

Thomas Muller hinted that he could retire from international football after Germany were eliminated from the World Cup on Thursday night.The four-t... Read more

Brexit Has Added Almost £6bn To UK Food Bills, Research Has Found
December 2, 2022 239 233

Brexit has added almost £6 billion to UK food bills over the past two years, new research has found.Household food bills are up six per cent since... Read more

China Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Drive For The Elderly But Health Fears Linger
December 1, 2022 400 396

As China works to raise COVID-19 vaccination rates among its elderly population, authorities are still facing one major hurdle: the lingering fears... Read more

EU Proposal Would Send Proceeds Of Frozen Russian Funds To Ukraine
December 1, 2022 352 347

The European Commission proposed a plan on Wednesday to compensate Ukraine for its damages caused by the conflict with proceeds from investing Russ... Read more

Musk Hopes To Start Human Brain Chip Trials In Six Months
December 1, 2022 343 335

Elon Musk says a wireless device developed by his brain chip company Neuralink is expected to begin human clinical trials in six months.The company... Read more

US Defense Chief Urges Turkey Not To Launch Syria Op
December 1, 2022 294 288

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar on Wednesday, expressing “strong opposition” to Ankara launchi... Read more

China Eases Covid-19 Restrictions In Wake Of Country-wide Protests
December 1, 2022 302 294

China is softening its tone on the severity of COVID-19 and easing some coronavirus restrictions even as its daily case toll hovers near record hig... Read more

US Confirms Death Of Islamic State Group Leader
December 1, 2022 275 273

Islamic State (IS) militant leader Abu al-Hassan al-Hashemi al-Quraishi was killed in an operation carried out by the rebel Free Syrian Army in mid... Read more

NATO To Reassure Russia's Neighbours Fearful Of Instability
November 30, 2022 523 507

NATO foreign ministers will on Wednesday seek to reassure fragile countries in Russia's neighbourhood that they fear could be destabilised by Russi... Read more

China Warned US Officials To Not Interfere In Its Ties With India After Galwan Clashes
November 30, 2022 463 465

Following the Galwan clash in June 2020, China had warned United States officials to not interfere with its relationship with India, a Pentagon rep... Read more

South Korea Sends Jets As Chinese And Russian Planes Enter Air Zone
November 30, 2022 406 397

South Korea said it used its fighter jets as a tactical measure after two Chinese and six Russian warplanes entered its air defence area on Wednesd... Read more

New Zealand, Finish PM Shoot Down Question About Their Age And Gender
November 30, 2022 391 376

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern and Finland’s leader Sanna Marin shot down an unexpected question from a reporter who asked whether the... Read more

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